Future of Hyperloop

Following Elon Musk and SpaceX’s Hyperloop development initiative under the concept of free hardware dozens of multidisciplinary teams are working around the world, including our country. 

What was at first a challenge, basically academic has become a career for research and development that has aroused the interest of multiple public administrations and companies. 

Analyzing the progress made to date, is the objective of this day with a multidisciplinary format organized by the Infrastructure and Transport Committees of the Engineering Institute of Spain.  

This day was held on 24 November with the following programme: 

18.00 Welcome to attendees and presentation of the Day 
Mr. José Trigueros Rodrigo. President of the I.I.E. 
Mr Aniceto Zaragoza. Chairman of the IIE Transport Committee. 
Mr José María Pérez Revenga. Chairman of the IIE Infrastructure Committee. 

18.10 “Hyperloop challenges and synergies with railway innovation” 
Mr. Juan de Dios Sanz Bobi. Polytechnic University of Madrid. 

18.30 “The importance of standards in Hyerloop and the role of Spain” 
Mr Javier López. Industry and Equipment Sector. Responsible for Transportation. UNE 

18.50 “Hyperloop: what is, current state, forward-looking ecosystem” 
Mr David Pistoni. CEO and Co-Founder of Zeleros. 

19.10 Round Table. Moderated  by Mr Aniceto Zaragoza, Chairman of the IIE Transport Committee. 

With the participation of: 
Mr. Jorge Marcos. Innovation Program Manager, RENFE. 
Mr. José R. Albiol-Ibáñez. Deputy Director of International Relations, Communication and Entrepreneurship Director “Technological Hall of Construction” – EXCO ETS of Building Engineering Universitat Politécnica de Valencia. 
Mr Javier Martín Herrera. Energy Partner at Elewit de Red Eléctrica. 
D. David Álvarez Diez. R&D Rail Program Leader, Arcelormittal.